Fall 2019

Making it easy for you to access your Benefit Fund coverage is always our top priority, and with the start of flu season, we encourage you to take advantage of one of the many options you have to get vaccinated. You can get the flu shot at your workplace, at a Benefit Fund health fair or through your primary care provider—covered by your Fund.

Of course, you rely on your comprehensive benefits to keep you healthy, just as our featured 1199SEIU member, Marcella Smart, has. A Certified Nursing Assistant at Methodist Home for Nursing and Rehabilitation, Marcella shares her story of how she regularly attends the Benefit Funds’ quarterly wellness workshops, where she learns valuable nutrition information and stress-management techniques.

The importance of good nutrition has never been more timely. In his column, our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Van H. Dunn, details the ways in which nutrition affects your health—and how your Benefit Fund supports you. And much more »

What a Healthy Plate Looks Like

What a Healthy Plate Looks Like

In 2011, the USDA introduced MyPlate, an interactive tool designed to help you make informed food choices and better understand what makes a healthy meal.

The Nutrition Prescription

The Nutrition Prescription

Eating a nutritious diet can help you maintain a healthy weight and high energy levels, but recent studies suggest that proper nutrition can even prevent chronic illness.

Food Allergies and Diet Myths Debunked at Our October 19 Wellness Workshop

There is a lot of misinformation out there when it comes to fad diets and food allergies, sensitivities and intolerances.

Marcella Smart: Member Profile

Marcella Smart: Member Profile

Marcella Smart credits her benefits with protecting her health, and our wellness workshops with helping her maintain a healthy weight.

Our Free Financial Health Series is Back!

If you missed it last year, or you already took the course but would like a refresher, you’ll have another chance to sign up for our free Online Financial Health series.

Membership Advantages

Our Prenatal Workshop Can Help Ensure You Have a Healthy Pregnancy

With the Benefit Fund’s free and confidential Prenatal Care Program, you’ll learn about the habits that lead to a healthier pregnancy with fewer complications.